Westminster Abbey, adjacent to Westminster Palace
, is one of the finest examples of Early English Gothic. Possibly the the most sacred sites in England, the Westminster Abbey has played an enormous role in the history of the country, as almost all the sovereigns since the 11th century have been crowned and buried there, along with the nation's luminaries such as artists, military commanders, politicians, scientists, and doctors. Unfortunately photography is not allowed inside, so, dear reader, you will have to check it out for yourselves.
As a center of political and religious power for over a millennium, the whole area consisting of Westminster Palace and Westminster Abbey is of considerable historic and symbolic significance. It presents a remarkable architectural cohesion and an impressive display of gravitas. The Westminster Palace and Westminster Abbey are a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
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